Alex Smith timeline WFT ATCOWBOYS
Nov. 18, 2018: Smith suffers a compound fracture in his right leg in Washington’s home game against the Houston Texans.
Nov. 19, 2018: He undergoes emergency surgery, but a bacterial infection is later discovered. That procedure becomes the first of 17 surgeries performed on his leg.
Feb. 10, 2019: He visits the Center for the Intrepid for the first time.
July 20, 2020: He is cleared to return to practice with WFT.
Sept. 5, 2020: Instead of opening the season on injured reserve, Smith is named to Washington’s 53- man roster.
Oct. 11, 2020: When starting quarterback Kyle Allen is injured against the Los Angeles Rams, Alex Smith is back under center for the first time since the injury.
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